I get a lot of questions about what to do during the off season. So I thought I would post the sessions I am doing right now.
The 2012 junior GK development program is now over for another year. What a great turnout and fantastic initiative by Hockey Victoria.
Great Britain and England goalkeeper Beth Storry was kind enough to share her experience of the London 2012 Olympics with me. Beth added an Olympic Bronze to her list of achievements and so I thought it would be great to hear about her year and how it all came together.
A very clever video put together but Dutch goal keeper Anne Veenendaal. Using 248 still pictures of every movement Anne was able to create a movie that showed a goal keeper magically being dressed in OBO gear.
Goal Keeper fitness training is quite different to that of a field player.
Kyle Pontifex is a very experienced goalkeeper from Wellington who has cemented a spot as the number one keeper for the New Zealand Blacksticks and will be heading to the London Olympics this year.
Two attributes that are very important for all goalkeepers are speed and agility.
As a travelling athlete I often find myself having to be creative in order to complete my gym workouts or rehab exercises whilst away.
FRESH IS BEST Food plays a big part of my everyday life. I love shopping for it, I love preparing it and most of all I love eating it. Being an elite athlete I have a high energy requirement but also need a wide variety of different foods to keep my body in good shape.
With the winter hockey season now over I am sure many of you are starting to wonder what to do for the next few months until pre season starts.
Hi There I hope you are all enjoying my new site. It has been up and running for nearly two months now so I thought I would take the chance to get some feedback and hopefully lots of questions from you, the readers.
We have been over a few of the basics but now its time for the fun stuff and this time its Diving. This is not a difficult skill to learn but does require some guts and determination to practice as if you get it wrong, it can hurt a little!
Hey guys, welcome to my fifth skills session. I hope you are finding them useful. This session is really about your attitude to goal keeping more than anything else. It is a piece of advice that, if followed, will improve your goal keeping out of sight. Very simply – ‘Go for everything!’ This means in […]
Hey guys, I wanted to share some photos with you from the goalkeepers clinic I ran on Sunday at my home club Greensborough Hockey Club.